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In 1868 when Derby retired from politics, Disraeli became prime minister. "Yes,"
he said in reply to a friend's congratulations, "I have climbed to the top of a greasy
pole." The government was only a caretaker one, for the general election ...
His regime of terrors quelched political dissent, at the same time achieving for
Haiti an unusual degree of political stabilization. On Duvalier's death, power was
transferred to his son, Jean-Claude ("Baby Doc"), who succeeded him as ...
This ideology was explicit in the thought of such pioneers of African cultural,
religious, and political independence as E.W. Blyden (1832-1912), and J.E.
Casely-Hayford of Ghana (e.g., his Ethiopia Unbound, 191 1). Ethiopian
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